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Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
" are oil men. so at the exact same time there is this huge climate protest going on in washington, obama is out playing golf with texas oilmen. and this is just after, you know, he gave his speech on at the state of the union saying that we cannot wait. the world is being destroyed by climate. we have to do something. >> that would have been really bad optics. >> luckily for him the press was so worked up about the fact that they couldn't get a photo of tiger woods that they didn't google the other two guys that he was golfing with. >> right. they didn't mention it. they didn't google it. it doesn't matter. they're not complaining about golfing with oil men. they're complaining about golfing with a celebrity and that they didn't get their time to ask tying area few questions. >> all right. two days ago senator marco rubio said the president's plan on immigration was dead on arrival. the president today reached out to several senators, including senator rubio. both sides have released statements saying they are committed to a bipartisan commission and they agree there is progress. joan, w
Feb 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
of congress locked up here in washington. that's number one. he number two i can't stress enough that hospitals and health care providers want this, ed. and the obama administration understood that when they put together the package that's known as obamacare. there's a lot of money that's going to wind up in the hands of for-profit health care organizations. and one of the things that rick scott got in florida was special permission from washington to allow him to manage the expansion of medicaid in a way that will maximize the involvement of hospitals and private health care providers. that's part of the deal he's trying to work out for. but it's mostly for him about politics and recognizing political realities if he has to go up against charlie crist. >> there's one other thing. 9 governor of florida is pushing for a pay increase for teachers. i guess he's discovered that austerity just doesn't work. so he's trying to mend things up on all front. >> they used to say a conservative's a liberal who's mugged by reality. it's now the other way around. >> howard fineman, great to ha
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
generations. >> welcome back to "the ed show." in his second inaugural address, president obama pledged to address the threat of climate change. well, he's got the attention of a few folks, because yesterday tens of thousands of americans gathered on the national mall in washington, d.c. to urge him to keep his word. an estimated 35 to 50,000 protesters participated in the forward on climate rally in what was billed as the largest climate rally in american history. now, the crowd marched to the white house in opposition to the upcoming keystone xl pipeline decision. the project environmentalists say would cause irreparable damage to our climate. they say the extraction and production of tar sands oil causes actually more emissions than conventional crude. and public water fly supplies, croplands, and recreational opportunities will all be at risk of dangerous tar sands oil spills. president obama's decision on whether to approve the keystone xl pipeline will really be his first major climate change decision during his second term. many of the folks at the rally, including senator sheldo
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